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Today in Sports History: Nov. 15

...6 Duke beats Michigan State 74-69 in the State Farm Champions Classic at Madison Square Garden in New York. The Blue Devils give Coach K his 903rd win, breaking the tie with Bob Knight.2014 - Wisconsin's Melvin Gordon rushes for 408 yards...
To critics of UM win: Mistakes are part of sports

...anybody says, Canes moving up the field rugby-like, Blue Devils desperately failing to stop them."That was supernatural...might not have earned.I'd expect the reaction from Blue Devils fans or from losing bettors, but even folks who should...
Contenders, big games become clear

...Carolina, Thursday.Heat check: Just right.No. 23 Duke (5-1)It is fun to put Duke in the Top 25, whether the Blue Devils deserve it or not. Best win is against collapsing Georgia Tech. Probably not.Next: at Virginia Tech.Heat check...
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Duke defeats Mich. State by 20

...has long been known for have the Blue Devils back in the national championship...for a 500-mile auto race.The Blue Devils won it all in Indianapolis in 1991...became contested shots and when the Blue Devils started getting up and into the...
'1-and-done' world: Duke adapts

...rarely stick around long.The Blue Devils enter this week's Final Four...Kentucky's NBA factory. The Blue Devils have three freshmen players who...two decades.Then in 1999, two Blue Devils bolted early: Elton Brand opted...
Today In Sports History for April 2

...inches, is adopted by the NCAA.1990 - UNLV pounds Duke 103-73 to win its first NCAA championship and extend the Blue Devils' streak to eight Final Four appearances without a title. The Runnin' Rebels become the first team to score more than...
Today In Sports History for Thursday, March 19

...seconds left.2011 - Duke gives coach Mike Krzyzewski his 900th career victory, a 73-71 win over Michigan, and the Blue Devils advance to the round of 16 for the 12th time in 14 years.2011 - Omar Cummings becomes the first player in MLS history...
Who is second best behind unbeaten Kentucky?

...said. "You've got to play a total game."But the Blue Devils (22-3) struggled defensively in losses to North Carolina...month didn't help on that front, either, leaving the Blue Devils vulnerable to foul trouble with only eight scholarship...
Today In Sports History for Thursday, Feb. 12 11 years, falls out of The Associated Press poll for the first time since the end of the 1995-96 season. The Blue Devils had been in the media poll for 200 straight weeks - the second longest streak behind UCLA's record 221 weeks.2010...
Michigan State's Izzo emulates Krzyzewski but is still playing catch-up

...every time. That includes the 1999 Final Four, the 2013 regional semifinal and the most recent meeting, a 10-point Blue Devils win four months ago. The teams meet again Saturday in the Final Four."It will be fun to see if we can change this...


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